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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Community efforts key to bridging Kwara infrastructural deficit – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Saturday hailed various community efforts to develop the state and bridge huge infrastructural deficits, saying his administration welcomes such gesture in its drive to develop the state.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.), has been conferred with the Eju Attah of Igala land in Kogi State.

General Charles Airhiavbere gets Igala title

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere (rtd.), has been conferred with the Eju Attah of Igala land in Kogi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari threatens to relocate projects from states creating impediments

President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.

General TY Danjuma retires as May & Baker chairman, wife appointed

May & Baker Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the retirement of Theophilus Danjuma as a director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.
NSCDC

NSCDC records 587 cases in Q3 in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, says it recorded no fewer than 587 criminal and civil cases in the third quarter of 2019.

Igbo group blames Southeast governors on underdevelopment of zone

A Socio-cultural group, Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has blamed the South-East Governors over underdevelopment and marginalisation of the zone and wondered where they channeled the Federal allocations meant for the zone in the past 20 years of democratic dispensation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests Kwara TV general manager, three others for alleged land fraud

The General Manager, Kwara State Television Authority, Abdulfatai Adebowale, has been arrested by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of Land fraud.

Federal government urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.

Nigerian Army court-martials 14 soldiers for kidnapping, murder

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, this morning court-martialed 14 soldiers, consisting of three officers and eleven men, for kidnapping, murder, attempted murder and other offences.

Central bank commences disbursement of initial N30 billion loan for palm oil production

A concerted effort to end oil palm importation and locally grow the crop on a large-scale basis has kicked off, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) allocating an initial N30 billion for the project, which it said is already being disbursed to beneficiary farmers in identified states.

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.

Miyetti Allah: We protect economic interest, speak for nomads

Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
African National Congress - ANC

ANC loses massive votes in South Africa’s election

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s African National Congress (ANC) is set for a clear victory in South Africa’s election but with a lower vote share, both for it and its main rival, the Democratic Alliance.

Minister Amaechi warns against use of tricycles, okada for criminal activities

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has warned operators of motorcycles popularly called Okada and Tricycles also known as Keke NAPEP to guide against the use of the means of easy transport for criminal activities, measures are already being put in place to check such criminal activities.

Minister: Federal government need extra N142 billion for new airport terminals

The Federal Government yesterday told the Senate that an additional $461.8 million (N141.31 billion) was required for new terminals across the country.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Jide Sanwo-Olu: Job creation, economic growth my priorities

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated his commitment to make Lagos the economic capital of the black race. Providing job and entrepreneurial opportunities for the residents, Sanwo-Olu said, will aid his administration to achieve the goal.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government commissions 151 housing units for civil servants in Abuja

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja commissioned 151 housing units built for civil servants under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) intended to make housing accessible and affordable to civil servants across the country.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Lawmakers applaud Amaechi over implementation

The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.